For if one
comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you
receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a
different gospel which you have not accepted, you bear this
(2 Corinthians 11:4, NASB)
Apparently Any Christ Will Do Beautifully For Joel Osteen
Below you will
see Word Faith preacher Joel Osteen say that he
believes Mormons are “true Christians.” This incredible statement
from an alleged evangelical pastor came during Osteen’s December
23rd appearance on FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace.
WALLACE: And what about Mitt Romney? And I’ve got to
ask you the question, because it is a question whether it should
be or not in this campaign, is a Mormon a true
Well, in my mind they are. Mitt Romney
has said that he believes in Christ as his savior, and that's
what I believe, so, you know, I'm not the one to judge the
little details of it. So I believe they are.
And so, you
know, Mitt Romney seems like a man of character and integrity to
me, and I don't think he would — anything would stop me from
voting for him if that's what I felt like.
WALLACE: So, for instance, when people start talking
about Joseph Smith, the founder of the church, and the golden
tablets in upstate New York, and God assumes the shape of a man,
do you not get hung up in those theological issues?
I probably don’t get hung up in them because I haven’t really
studied them or thought about them. And you know, I just try to
let God be the judge of that. I mean, I don’t know.
can’t say that I agree with everything that I’ve heard about it,
but from what I’ve heard from Mitt, when he says that Christ is
his savior, to me that’s a common bond. (Online
You can see
Osteen on FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace
For more on the
Mormon view of Jesus we refer you to
Mormon Church: Deity of Christ. But as you
can clearly see above, Joel Osteen has said, Mitt Romney as well
as other Mormons are “true Christians.”
So since the
Jehovah’s Witnesses also say “Christ” is their “Savior,”
Apprising Ministries now asks: Will Joel Osteen next
embrace them as true Christians as well?
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